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Captain - Embraer Regional Jet 135/145 (ERJ) - 135 Check Pilot

Job Details

Contour Airlines- BNA - Nashville, TN
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$118,000.00 - $147,365.83 Salary/year


Contour is a long-established aviation services company with diverse capabilities including scheduled airline operations, Part 91/135 aircraft management, on- demand charter, an aircraft sales division, three Fixed-Base Operations, a FAR Part 145/EASA certified aircraft maintenance facility providing airframe maintenance, avionics installations/repairs, and component overhaul services, and a FAR 141 pilot and maintenance training operation. Our fleet of approximately 30 aircraft operate almost 20,000 flight segments annually and the company is now ranked as one of the ten largest Part 135 operators in the country.


At Contour, our core values are at the heart of everything that we do and every decision we make. Constant throughout all our lines of business is a commitment to integrity and safety. Our team members consistently display an attitude of excellence and the ability to think like a customer. We recognize that there is strength in unity and work together as a team to accomplish our ambitious goals.


Contour is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship, color, creed, sex, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, pregnancy, pre-disposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, military status, disability, gender identity or expression, familial status, criminal history, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other protected status.


Contour Airlines understands that some applicants may need reasonable accommodations. Please contact the Human Resources Department at to discuss any specific needs that you may have.


Summary of Essential Duties:

The Flight Operations Department has an opportunity for a 135 Check Pilot position on the EMBRAER 135 aircraft serving the operation in all locations.

  • Must have extensive Embraer Regional Jet 135/145 experience.
  • Responsible for carrying out Company policies, procedures and directives relating to specific aircraft operations.
  • Review revisions to the Aircraft Flight Manual issued by the manufacturer and incorporate those changes into the program.
  • Conduct frequent observation flights to ensure that the highest levels of proficiency and standardization are maintained by all crew members.
  • Identify the need for "special emphasis" training issues and monitor the effectiveness of such training.
  • Assist the Flight Operations Department with the development of specific training and operating procedures as well as current flight deck checklists for the Embraer Regional Jet 135/145
  • Conduct all Operations Experience (OE) in accordance with the approved FAA training program and GOM guidance.
  • Conduct Company-specific knowledge exams in accordance with regulatory checking events.
  • Other duties as assigned by leadership.


  • Must have a U.S. ATL license.
  • Be at least 23 years of age. 
  • Hold the required certificate and ratings for the Embraer Regional Jet 135/145 to serve as Captain/PIC in revenue service.
  • Possess a current first-class medical (verified at the time of the interview).
  • Meet the training and currency requirements to serve as a Captain/PIC on the Embraer Regional Jet 135/145.
  • Be authorized to work in the United States and able to travel in and out of the United States.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have a good driving record.
  • Possess a current passport.
  • Able to lift 75lbs routinely with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Hold an English Proficiency Endorsement (EPE)
  • Able to varying schedule including work nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • No excessive check ride failures.
  • No previous aviation related accidents or incidents.
  • Must understand, read, and write English.
  • Possess polished and professional interpersonal skills with a positive attitude and a customer-oriented mindset.
  • Possess strong leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Must have well-developed people skills and ability to work with a variety of personalities.
  • Able to coordinate multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Able to handle interruptions and a fast-paced environment.
  • Maintain strong attention to detail.
  • Be self-motivated and able to motivate others.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal delivered with tact and professionalism.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must pass a DOT required pre-employment drug screen and willing to submit to and pass FAA and Company mandated random drug and alcohol tests.
  • Able to pass an 10-year work history review and submit to criminal background and fingerprint checks.
  • Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including OSHA, EPA, state, and federal regulations.



  • Total Time: 2000 minimum
  • Pilot in Command Time: 1000 minimum
  • Total Time in Type: 500


Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in the position. Please be advised that the duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.